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What does SKJ stand for?

SKJ stands for Skipjack Tuna (FAO fish species code)

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OK TO EAT Anchovy, Arctic char, farmed seabass, bream, cockle, Atlantic cod, coley, crab dab, haddock, farmed halibut, Atlantic herring, mussels, farmed prawns (king and tiger), sardine, European pilchard, skipjack tuna, red salmon, lemon sole, Dover sole, rainbow trout, turbot, whiting AVOID Eel, grey mullet, ling, Greenland halibut, mackerel, marlin, bluefin tuna, langoustine, plaice, shark, common skate, sole, sturgeon, swordfish, whitebait CAPTION(S): MACK ATTACK Fearnley-Whittingstall
In descending order of their proportion in the catch they were bigeye tuna (Thunnus obesus), longnose lancetfish (Alepisaurus ferox), blue shark (Prionace glauca), mahimahi (Coryphaena hippurus), sickle pomfret (Taractichthys steindachneri), snake mackerel (Gempylus serpens), skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis), albacore (Thunnus alalunga), yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares), striped marlin (Tetrapturus audax), escolar (Lepidocybium flavobrunneum), ono (Acanthocybium solandri), and shortbill spearfish (Tetrapturus angustirostris).
Byline: Mark Blazis COLUMN: OUTDOORS Bluefin tuna are the most valuable of a whole family of highly migratory, mackerel-family fish that locally includes yellowfin and skipjack tuna, bonito, albacore (the tuna of our cans and lunches), little tunny or false albacore, king mackerel, bullet mackerel, cero and Atlantic mackerel.
The price of skipjack tuna is estimated to have jumped 70 percent in the last year and Del Monte said the sale - for $363 million - would help its margins.